Climate at a Glance

Statewide Rankings

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New Jersey

Precipitation Rankings, December 2020

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Period Value 1901-2000
Mean
Anomaly Rank
(1895-2020)
Wettest/Driest
Since
Record
December 2020
1-Month
5.35"
(135.89mm)
3.70"
(93.98mm)
1.65"
(41.91mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 2019 1955
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 2018 1996
Nov–Dec 2020
2-Month
9.44"
(239.78mm)
7.10"
(180.34mm)
2.34"
(59.44mm)
105th Driest Driest since: 2019 1998
22nd Wettest Wettest since: 2018 1972
Oct–Dec 2020
3-Month
14.50"
(368.30mm)
10.42"
(264.67mm)
4.08"
(103.63mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 2019 2001
17th Wettest Wettest since: 2018 1972
Sep–Dec 2020
4-Month
18.91"
(480.31mm)
14.18"
(360.17mm)
4.73"
(120.14mm)
110th Driest Driest since: 2019 2001
17th Wettest Wettest since: 2018 2018
Aug–Dec 2020
5-Month
25.00"
(635.00mm)
18.84"
(478.54mm)
6.16"
(156.46mm)
116th Driest Driest since: 2019 1998
11th Wettest Wettest since: 2018 2011
Jul–Dec 2020
6-Month
31.71"
(805.43mm)
23.33"
(592.58mm)
8.38"
(212.85mm)
121st Driest Driest since: 2019 1998
6th Wettest Wettest since: 2018 2011
Jun–Dec 2020
7-Month
34.76"
(882.90mm)
27.05"
(687.07mm)
7.71"
(195.83mm)
113th Driest Driest since: 2019 1965
14th Wettest Wettest since: 2018 2011
May–Dec 2020
8-Month
37.23"
(945.64mm)
30.77"
(781.56mm)
6.46"
(164.08mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 2019 1965
19th Wettest Wettest since: 2018 2018
Apr–Dec 2020
9-Month
41.21"
(1,046.73mm)
34.53"
(877.06mm)
6.68"
(169.67mm)
108th Driest Driest since: 2019 1965
19th Wettest Wettest since: 2018 2011
Mar–Dec 2020
10-Month
44.82"
(1,138.43mm)
38.42"
(975.87mm)
6.40"
(162.56mm)
107th Driest Driest since: 2019 1965
20th Wettest Wettest since: 2018 2011
Feb–Dec 2020
11-Month
47.61"
(1,209.29mm)
41.47"
(1,053.34mm)
6.14"
(155.95mm)
104th Driest Driest since: 2019 1965
23rd Wettest Wettest since: 2018 2018
Jan–Dec 2020
12-Month
49.90"
(1,267.46mm)
44.96"
(1,141.98mm)
4.94"
(125.48mm)
98th Driest Driest since: 2017 1965
29th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2018
Jul 2019–Dec 2020
18-Month
73.99"
(1,879.35mm)
68.25"
(1,733.55mm)
5.74"
(145.80mm)
89th Driest Driest since: 2017 1965
37th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2019
Jan 2019–Dec 2020
24-Month
101.45"
(2,576.83mm)
89.89"
(2,283.21mm)
11.56"
(293.62mm)
106th Driest Driest since: 2017 1965
20th Wettest Wettest since: 2019 2019
Jan 2018–Dec 2020
36-Month
166.21"
(4,221.73mm)
134.79"
(3,423.67mm)
31.42"
(798.06mm)
124th Driest Driest since: 2019 1965
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
Jan 2017–Dec 2020
48-Month
211.13"
(5,362.70mm)
179.78"
(4,566.41mm)
31.35"
(796.29mm)
123rd Driest Driest since: 2019 1966
1st Wettest Wettest to Date 2020
Jan 2016–Dec 2020
60-Month
250.72"
(6,368.29mm)
224.85"
(5,711.19mm)
25.87"
(657.10mm)
117th Driest Driest since: 2019 1966
6th Wettest Wettest since: 2012 1975

Citing This Page

  • NOAA National Centers for Environmental information, Climate at a Glance: Statewide Time Series, published May 2021, retrieved on May 10, 2021 from https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cag/